The most popular Power tools of 2017


There are many different brands of power tools competing for people's customs. By offering additional online services, including training, a few stand out. Certainly if you are buying power tools you would want a whole kit of them, it works out cheaper in the long run. 
When it comes to kits, the De Walt XRP is the best selling. Not only does it have 9 power tools it also has a 18 volt impact driver. This is followed by the Power-Cable 8 Tool which markets itself as everything a carpenter might need. The "multi-tool" is especially useful.

Dewalt Power tools

Time to move on from kits to brands themselves.
The best brand for power tools for 2017 was Milwaukee. Run by William Moore & Son and based in Preston, Lancashire, their tag line is "Nothing But Heavy Duty". The One-Key Tool app allows for utilisation of various power tools and track missing tools and other records regarding tools.
This is followed by the Makita who have 100 year in the hardware industry. Marketing themselves as the number one power tool They sells various sets of power tools, most notably cordless power tools. They have created a service centre in Glasgow which doubles as a training academy. 
DeWalt, who has the tag lines "Guaranteed tough" and "Trusted by Professionals" comes third. They have a wide range of after sales service on their website. 

Although Bosch are more known for their home appliances including white goods, they come fourth in these list of power tool brands. Based in Milton Keynes, they offer discounts of power tools referred to as "Warehouse Products". 
Stihl who specialises more in outdoor tools like chainsaws, comes fifth. They have a interactive catalogue from which you can browse their products in the comfort of your own home. They market their power tools as being "Lightweight, Quiet and Powerful".

Ridgid Tools comes sixth. They are manufactured to the highest standard and as durable, powerful and professional product. All tools have a lifetime warrantee. 

Porter-Cable comes seventh, one of the older names on this list, dating back to 1906 as far as general hardware and tools is concerned. They market themselves to the professional tradesman and woodworker. They also have a number of service centres to help repair your product. 

Porter Cable tools

It is always a good idea to remember safety first when using tools. Keep them locked up in a shed when you are not using them and never allow anyone under 18 to use your tools.